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Real Widows

Military widsters Deb Petty and LaNita Herlem host an engaging show for, about and by widows. These "Wise Owls" as coined by a fellow widster tackle the issues and topics faced by today's military widow. Join them in their new journey as BTR hosts.

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Jul 21, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita for this weeks show dealing with the Dos and Don't when dealing with a widow/widower. We will share the things that drive us crazy about those who claim to "support" us. We ask that you join us on our Facebook page and add your thoughts and feelings on this topic. Widows, widowers and fans please join in and share.
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Jul 14, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss and bring to light the very annoying and highly comical (at times) stupid things people say to widows.   Share on our Facebook page your thoughts and stories of some that you have heard or have been said to you.
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Jun 30, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita in the discussion about Patriotism, how is changed for us now as widows, how it is in America and with the 4th of July just passing, what that means to us or how it effects us.  Please join the dissuasion by adding your comments to Facebook, Twitter or on here.
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Jun 23, 2011 Real Widows
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Woo Hoo!!! Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they celebrate the 1 yr anniversary of the show!!!!  We hope to have some exciting stuff planned and would love for you to share with us on here, Facebook and Twitter what the show has meant to you, or the Facebook page.  We want to thank everyone who listens and participates....
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Jun 16, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss how our kids face Father's Day, not having them around, what they face, what they miss and how hard it is. This topic hits home as there are so many children out there that are facing this. Please add your thoughts here, on Facebook or Twitter as to how this has affected your children.
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Jun 9, 2011 Real Widows
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Jun 2, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the pros and cons to remarriage. To say "I Do" or not to say "I Do".  Is it better to have a "fubby" aka Fake Hubby and protect yourself and your benefits or to get married? Join us by adding your thoughts here or join us on Facebook and Twitter...
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May 19, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the true meaning of Memorial Day, how Americans have let it slip their thoughts and how hard the day is for a military widow and families who have lost a loved one to the war. Please add your thoughts and comments to here and or our Facebook page.
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May 12, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they tackle the not so fun debate on which is harder, the funeral-versary or the angel-versary...Add your comments and thoughts here or on Facebook to which is harder for you to face or if its about a tie. 
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May 5, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they honor those widsters that have made a difference in the life of widowhood. Those widows who strive to reach out and make a difference, with a group, trip, book, whatever it might be; there are so many amazing women/widows that have made great strides in helping the rest of us throughout this journey...please share on here or Facebook your stories...
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Apr 28, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the  topic of those who have inspired us the most on our journeys. Please add your comments here or on Facebook as to whom has had some of the biggest impacts on your lives. Call in and join the discussion or join us on our live chat.
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Apr 21, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the very hard and troubling topic of alcohol and pill abuse after losing a husband. Please add your remarks here or on Facebook.
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Apr 7, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts LaNita and Deb as we put together a list and discuss the songs that helped us through the toughest part of this journey. The songs we love, the songs we hate, the songs that bring us to our knees and the songs that give us strength!
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Mar 31, 2011 Real Widows
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Join LaNita and Deb as they find new and fun ways to display our HEROES things. Their favorite hats, medals, uniforms, flag, trinkets, all the things we have gotten since they pasted, their favorite t-shirts, collections....etc.
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Mar 17, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts LaNita and Deb as they tackle the spring cleaning fever! Time to clear out and clean out. Time to simplify your life and home. Cleaning out a house, his things, your things, "our" things. Cleaning and simplifying your friends, cuz lets face it not all are really friends. Cleaning out relationships and focusing on YOU!
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Mar 10, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join Deb and LaNita as they discuss the pros and cons of requesting the autopsy and notification of additional remains. Hard topic but one a widow faces at some point in her life.
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Mar 3, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they introduce the newest member of family RW... Combat Fitness! Together we can get healthy, get fit and lose weight!
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Feb 24, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join Deb and LaNita as we discuss the pros and cons of remarriage. We will look at who does and who doesn't, what you stand to lose and what can be reinstated if you get divorced. Please join us and share your stories as well.
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Feb 17, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they talk about some amazing men in their own lives and the lives of fellow widsters. Please call in and share your stories with us and on Facebook as well. There are many incredible guys out there that have found a way to handle us and all our widow craziness...This is the time to say THANK YOU!
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Feb 10, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the journey on friendship and being a widow. They will discuss how friends just leave, new ones come in, how being a widow has changed friendships...
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Feb 3, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita for a fun and possibly emotional show on MOVIES! We will talk about some of our favorites that have had an impact on us since being on this journey!
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Jan 20, 2011 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the half way point in this administration along with the new and old political issues and agendas. Of course our PERSONAL views will be included...
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Jan 13, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they welcome author Carole Brody Fleet to the show. We will be discussing the book, her life experiences then and now and any advice she may have. Call ins are very welcome!
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Jan 6, 2011 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they share and talk to others about Angel~Versiaries. How do we "celebrate" or honor our HEROES? How do you get through the day and what special things do you do if you have kids?
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Dec 30, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they find out what it is that widows have as New Years and Life resolutions. What changes do you plan to make in this New Year???
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Dec 23, 2010 Real Widows
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(Rescheduled from Dec 16 to Dec 23 due to sickness). Join your hosts as they discuss the dreaded holidays. What has changed, what do they mean to us now, how hard are they to face now, what you do look forward too. Remember to share your stories on RealWidows... Facebook page.
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Dec 2, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts as they tackle this hard and touchy subject. Share your stories on RealWidows... Facebook page as well would love to hear and share what you have been through...
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Nov 18, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts as they discuss Thanksgiving and how hard it is to give thanks when you feel you have lost everything. Moving forward and having the ability to give thanks as we grow and change. What is hard still, what became "easier". Share your thoughts on our page.
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Nov 4, 2010 Real Widows
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Please join your hosts in welcoming Snowball Express (A nonprofit organization that gives children of fallen heroes since 9/11 an extra special holiday season) Board Member and Family Coordinator Trisha Marshall as we discuss and share this amazing organization...
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Oct 21, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they tackle the topic of dating and sex. Focusing this part of the two part show on sex. Share your stories by calling in.....if you are brave enough! :)
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Oct 7, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita (the birthday girl) as they discuss SEX and DATING AGAIN! What else need to be said.... JOIN US!
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Sep 23, 2010 Real Widows
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Your hosts Deb and LaNita discuss the pros and cons between staying where you are or moving right away. Each made their own and each was vastly different and for different reasons. We welcome and encourage call-ins.
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Sep 8, 2010 Real Widows
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Your hosts Deb and LaNita tackle the topic of 9/11. This day was the day that really started it for most military widows of today. Your hosts will open up the discussion on what is mean to us and to you, what were you doing, where were you, where was your Hero, what did you think then and now.
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Aug 25, 2010 Real Widows
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they welcome their guest and fellow widow Vivianne Wersel. Vivian will be discussing SBP/DIC, the offset and what changes we want to have made. Join RealWidows... as they welcome Vivianne, disucss this important topic and find out what you can do to help.
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Aug 11, 2010 Real Widows
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Your hosts Deb and LaNita will be discussing and sharing how wedding anniversaries, birthdays (yours, heroes and kids), children's graduations, children's milestones (first day of school..) first dates, last time saw them, kissed them...all our special days. Come join us and share your stories too. Note: Angelversaries and Holiday will be a different show...
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Jul 21, 2010 Real Widows
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Your hosts Deb and LaNita will share their notification stories and those of other widsters. Listeners will be able to call in and share there stories as well. This is the day that changed it all. This is the day that made us who we are today. This is the day that we dreaded, but survived with pride!
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Jul 7, 2010 Real Widows
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Your hosts Deb and LaNita welcome close friend and founder of the AmercianWidowProject, a non-profit organization bringing the new generation of war widows together, Taryn Davis. Join them to learn more about the group and its founder.
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Jun 23, 2010 Real Widows
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Deb Petty and LaNita Herlem will introduce their new show to the world of BlogTalkRadio. They will talk openly about who they are, their lives and how they met; allowing you to get to know them better. They will set the ground rules allowing you to decide if this is a show for YOU! Come join them and learn more about your hosts and the new show!